Cowboys at Redskins: Kirk Cousins tosses tipped INT near end of the first half (GIF)

Dec 15, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins (12) throws the ball on the field prior to the game against the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

In the highly-publicized absence of Robert Griffin III for the Washington Redskins, a familiar face is starting at QB today for the Skins in back up Kirk Cousins. In limited play the last two seasons, Cousins has played rather well, leading some to believe that maybe he should be the one starting in the nation’s capital.

Whatever the case may be, he’s played pretty well once again so far in the first half at home against the Dallas Cowboys today. Through the first 30 minutes, Cousins has thrown for 132 yards on 13-of-20 passing, and he hasn’t really made many mistakes.

Well, he did make this one at the end of the first half as the ‘Skins were looking to drive in for the score.

Down 14-6, Cousins dropped back on a 3rd-and-10 with under a minute to go and fired off a pass in the direction of Santana Moss. Unfortunately, the throw was a little errant and tipped off of Moss’ hands and went right into the hands of the Cowboys’ Jeff Heath, ending the Washington scoring hopes:

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